2486 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Helen Mort in conversation with John Glenday

2486 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Helen Mort in conversation with John Glenday

Date(s) - Wed 4th Sep, 2024
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join our online poetry writing course participants and tutor in welcoming writer Helen Mort to our virtual floor! In this one-hour session delivered via Zoom, Helen will read from and discuss her work in conversation with writer John Glenday, tutor of our current online Moniack in a Month: Poetry course. There will also be a short time for questions from our audience.

We are happy to be able to extend access to our online Moniack in a Month Guest Writer events on a ‘pay as you can’ basis.

Guest Writer

Helen Mort is a poet, novelist and creative non-fiction writer from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Her collections Division Street, No Map Could Show Them and The Illustrated Woman are published by Chatto & Windus. She’s a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and teaches Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has also written and presented for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 3.


John Glenday is the author of four collections. The Apple Ghost (Peterloo Poets 1989) won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and Undark (Peterloo Poets 1995) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Grain (Picador, 2009) was also a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and shortlisted for both the Ted Hughes Award and the Griffin International Poetry Prize. The Golden Mean (Picador 2015) was shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Poetry Book of the Year and won the 2015 Roehampton Poetry Prize. His most recent publications are a limited edition artbook in collaboration with Maria Isakova Bennett, mira (Coast to Coast to Coast 2019) and a pamphlet, The Firth (Mariscat Press 2020). His Selected Poems also came out with Picador in 2020. In 2022 he was a judge for both the Saltire Scottish First Book of the Year and the Michael Marks Poetry Award.



We are running this as a ‘pay as you can’ event. Please see our booking options below.


Please let us know in your booking form if you have any access requirements when working online so we can do our best to support you. For more information about access to our courses, please visit our Access page.

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Online event (standard price) £10.00
Online event (concession) £5.00
Online event (free) £0.00 N/A

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